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Korea has their own Rachel Dolezal! UR2 contestant Truedy under fire for cultural appropriation


Truedy, a contestant on Mnet's survival show, 'Unpretty Rapstar', has been recently getting attention for apparently being mixed as she mentions about being "the first black people" in Korea through her lyrics: "This is Truedy flow feel ma voice / Check ma soul I’m from Seoul, can you believe it? Seoul City soul / The first black people in Korea / I’ve never been under but I’ve been to the real bottom / I came up here without anyone, all by myself".

A fan called her out on instagram, telling her that if she isn't mixed, she shouldn't act like she is because being black is not a costume:





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source: @MockCeption / Nan Nappeun Keijibe @ OneHallyu / jennaayy @ OneHallyu

what are your thoughts abt it, omona?
Tags: cultural insensitivity / racism, unpretty rapstar
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